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LONDON - It might not have been the workout Carlos Alcaraz was hoping for as he nursed a sore elbow but the Spaniard showed why he is considered to be the next big thing in tennis as he toppled Jan-Lennard Struff 4-6 7-5 4-6 7-6(3) 6-4 in the Wimbledon first round on Monday. The...
NEW DELHI - Delhi police on Monday arrested the Muslim co-founder of a fact-checking website, accusing him of insulting religious beliefs on Twitter, a network of digital media organisations said, condemning it as an attempt to harass him for his journalism. Mohammed Zubair, who...
LONDON - The British public's expectations for inflation in future years receded this month to the lowest level since January, a survey showed on Monday in good news for Bank of England officials who fear price pressures are becoming embedded. U.S. bank Citi and pollsters YouGov...
- Police searched the homes of riders and staff of Team Bahrain Victorious ahead of their departure for the Tour de France which starts on Friday, the cycling team said on Monday. French prosecutors opened a preliminary investigation into doping allegations against Bahrain Victor...
LONDON - Ukraine's Lesia Tsurenko reached the second round of Wimbledon on Monday but with Russian missiles raining down on her home country she insisted winning or losing tennis matches had ceased to exist as a priority in her life. After beating Britain's Jodie Burrage, the 33-...
BOGOTA - Colombia's procurator will investigate the official response to the partial collapse of seating at a bull-running event on Sunday, which killed at least four people and injured hundreds. A section of the three-story wooden stand toppled forward into the ring, where loca...
MILAN - Carmaker Stellantis plans to start the conversion of its engine and gearboxes plant in Termoli, in Southern Italy, into the group's third battery producing facility in Europe in 2024, Italian unions said on Monday. As part of its electrification plans, Stellantis will bui...
- Wales forward Gareth Bale has joined Los Angeles FC (LAFC) on a 12-month contract, with options through to 2024, after his departure from LaLiga champions Real Madrid, the Major League Soccer (MLS) side announced on Monday. The 32-year-old, who signed for Spanish giants Real fr...
By Sudipto Ganguly LONDON - Spaniard Alejandro Davidovich Fokina recovered from a mid-match meltdown to win a final-set tiebreak against Hubert Hurkacz on Monday and knock out the Wimbledon seventh seed and last year's semi-finalist in the first round. The 7-6(4) 6-...
DUBLIN - The Irish government received sufficient demand to cover the sale of a 5% stake in Allied Irish Banks (AIB) in an accelerated book build on Monday, further cutting its majority shareholding, one of the joint bookrunners said. Dublin has been gradually selling its shares...
By Mitch Phillips LONDON - Britain’s teenage U.S. Open champion Emma Raducanu lived up to her star billing on her first appearance on Wimbledon’s Centre Court by beating in-form Belgian Alison van Uytvanck 6-4 6-4 in the first round on Monday. A year ago Raducanu re...
- Northampton Saints said they were "saddened and appalled" to read former England centre Luther Burrell's comments about the racist abuse he received during his career and that they condemned all forms of discrimination. In an interview with the Mail on Sunday, the 32-year-old B...
GUATEMALA CITY - Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei landed in the United States for a two-day working tour on Monday, a presidential spokesperson confirmed, as bilateral ties remained strained after he opted out of the Summit of the Americas this month. Giammattei's decis...
BRUSSELS - A "serious disruption" to the European Union's gas supplies from Russia is likely, the bloc's energy chief said on Monday as she urged countries to update contingency plans to cope with supply shocks and switch to other fuels wherever possible to conserve gas. "Since t...
ADDIS ABABA - The African Union should facilitate peace talks between Ethiopia's government and rebellious forces from the Tigray region in the north, the country's ruling party told state media on Monday. The conflict in Ethiopia, Africa's second-most populous nation, has displa...
- Watford have cancelled a friendly match against the Qatar national team, the English club said on Monday after two supporters' groups voiced concerns about the country's human rights record. The two groups -- Women of Watford (WOW) and Proud Hornets -- had urged the club to dis...
- Ten people died and 251 were injured in a toxic gas leak from a storage tank at Jordan's Aqaba port, state television reported on Monday, as authorities called on residents to shut windows and stay indoors. The leak came after a tank filled with toxic gas fell while being trans...
PARIS - Riders of gasoline-fueled motorcycles will have to start paying for parking in Paris from September as the French capital aims to reduce noise and pollution, but parking for electric motorcycles remains free, a city hall official said on Monday. The new charge fulfills a...
(Corrects title of Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan) LONDON - French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday the president of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan(MbZ), told him two top OPEC oil producers, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, c...
By Lisa Pauline Mattackal and Medha Singh - Bitcoin miners have been forced to tap into their cryptocurrency stashes as a plunge in prices, rising energy costs and increased competition bite into profitability. The number of coins miners are sending to crypto excha...
LONDON - Britain wants to reform its insurer solvency rules quickly, finance minister Rishi Sunak told insurance executives on Monday at a meeting to help to draw up so-called Solvency II reforms. "(Sunak) also made clear that also that the aim is to deliver these ambitious refor...
By Valentina Za and Claudia Cristoferi MILAN - Leonardo Del Vecchio leaves a business empire worth 27 billion euros ($29 billion), ranging from the eyewear company that was his life's work to the stake in merchant bank Mediobanca he built in his 80s. Del Vecchio, wh...
By Sudipto Ganguly LONDON - Norwegian third seed Casper Ruud registered his maiden Wimbledon victory in his third main-draw appearance when he saw off experienced Spaniard Albert Ramos-Vinolas 7-6(1) 7-6(9) 6-2 in the first round on Monday. French Open runner-up Ruu...
By John Revill ZURICH - Siemens is buying U.S. tech company Brightly Software from private equity owner Clearlake Capital for $1.58 billion, the German engineering group said on Monday, its latest move to broaden its software credentials and grow faster than rivals....
OTTAWA - Canada on Monday announced more measures in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, including additional sanctions and a ban on the export of technologies that could help improve Russia's defense manufacturing capability. The new sanctions would target six individuals...
MADRID - About 30 anti-war activists protested on Monday in front of Pablo Picasso's historic Guernica painting about the horrors of war at the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid, hours before the start on Tuesday of a NATO summit in the Spanish capital. The protesters blame the milit...
By Staff ( Health) - The experimental Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals drug fazirsiran can reduce the accumulation of a mutant protein by 83% among people with alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency (AAT) disease, according to results from an open-label phase 2 trial involving 16 volunteers....
GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN - German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said at a summit of the Group of Seven rich democracies on Monday there would be no return to the times before Russia's attack on Ukraine, which had ushered in long-term changes in international relations. "When the situation...
By Andrea Shalal SCHLOSS ELMAU, Germany - U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping are expected to speak in the next few weeks, U.S. national security adviser Jake Sullivan said on Monday, citing growing convergence among NATO and G7 members about the challenge C...
LONDON - Britain does not rule out using an emergency clause in its Brexit deal known as Article 16, Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said on Monday, but she added triggering the clause would not resolve fundamental issues surrounding Northern Ireland. "We came to the conclusion that...
By Pamela Barbaglia LONDON - Citigroup has snapped up one of Deutsche Bank's most seasoned investment bankers to bolster its leadership team in charge of banking, capital markets and advisory (BCMA) in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Patrick Frowein, a 26-year v...